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Sony MDR 1000x


Active Member
Hi all, I have been looking at entering the headphone scene and the Sony's or Bose q35's are on my shortlist. I was about to take the plunge on the Sony's but started seeing quite a few issues with the headband cracking and Sony not really accepting the issue. Any fellow owners of the Sony's had any similar issues? It's quite a well documented problem. Other than that I don't think there is much in it between the two. Cheers.


Distinguished Member
I've had a pair of the Sony's for the last 6 months, no creaking, build quality is superb.
I don't think it's a big deal now, I suspect it was early models that possibly had a problem.


Active Member
Love mine, had no problems so far but am fully aware of the cracking issue and treat them like a new born baby, thankfully they sound a lot better than the above.

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